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  • Article: The CEO of WaterAid Australia Wants to End the Sh*tstorm That Is Open Defection
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    The CEO of WaterAid Australia Wants to End the Sh*tstorm That Is Open Defection

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 19, 2018

    Currently, 620 million of the world’s school children do not have decent school toilets. Read more

  • Article: These Tweens Used Origami to Raise Millions for Global Water Access
    Water & Sanitation

    These Tweens Used Origami to Raise Millions for Global Water Access

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 16, 2018

    The Adams sisters’ origami ornaments raised $1.5 million. Read more

  • Article: Lack of School Toilets Puts 620 Million Children in Danger Worldwide
    Water & Sanitation

    Lack of School Toilets Puts 620 Million Children in Danger Worldwide

    Nov. 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children at one in three schools lack access to proper toilets Read more

  • Article: This South African Activist Wants to Make Sanitary Pads as Accessible as Condoms
    Water & Sanitation

    This South African Activist Wants to Make Sanitary Pads as Accessible as Condoms

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 14, 2018

    “I thought it was time to deconstruct the narrative and end the stigma.” Read more

  • Article: 'Water From Air' Quenches Girls' Thirst in Arid Kenya
    Water & Sanitation

    'Water From Air' Quenches Girls' Thirst in Arid Kenya

    Nov. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Solar-powered panels that condense water vapour in the air could be a sustainable source of water. Read more

  • Article: Researchers Just Found a Way to Turn Poop Into Clean Water in Seconds
    Water & Sanitation

    Researchers Just Found a Way to Turn Poop Into Clean Water in Seconds

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 13, 2018

    Poop is the new gold, according to researchers. Read more

  • Article: Governor of Nigeria's Cross River State Commits to Major Sanitation Goal at Global Citizen Festival
    ImpactWater & Sanitation

    Governor of Nigeria's Cross River State Commits to Major Sanitation Goal at Global Citizen Festival

    By Neha Shah|Nov. 13, 2018

    Now, Global Citizens call on additional Nigerian governors to join him. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Says Selling Water Is 'Incompatible' With Human Rights
    Water & Sanitation

    Pope Francis Says Selling Water Is 'Incompatible' With Human Rights

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 9, 2018

    His latest words fit into a broader framework of critiquing inequality. Read more